Green is the best background color for a garden. In an open space, trees perform as walls, softening the wind and offering insulation from temperature extremes. In season, a single flowering cherry reaches up in the sky. adding the excitement of color to the tapestry of greens.
|Structure provides a focal point.|
|Giant camellias flourish under the oak canopy|
The camellia season is setting with the dropping petals carpet the pathways. Perhaps not as spectacular as in full bloom, it is still a walk not to be missed. Looking up to the blossoms of orchard sized fruit trees still provokes perspective...
In the scheme of God's creation, we aren't so very big.
More on the Gardens of Descanso in the next post.